CONCORA opens the 2017-2018 season today, Sunday, October 15, with one of the most enduring works in the choral repertoire, the German Requiem by Johannes Brahms. Artistic Director Chris Shepard will lead the singers of CONCORA, with soprano Louise Fauteux, baritone Chai-lun Yueh, pianists Eric Trudel and Cihan Yücel, and oboist Libby van Cleve.
The concert begins at 4:00 PM at South Church, 90 Main Street, New Britain.
After the performance, please join the musicians and Chris Shepard for a reception. Cake, punch, and conversation will be a lovely finish to what promises to be a memorable concert. All are welcome!
If you don't have your tickets yet, you can...
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Buy Tickets at the Door: Tickets will be available at the door beginning at 3:15PM. We recommend that you arrive early!
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Parking: Parking is free on the surrounding streets and in the municipal garage just a few steps away from the church on Chestnut Street. There is also a smaller municipal lot at the corner of Main and Elm Streets, also very close to the church.
We look forward to sharing this remarkable music with you. Bring friends -- it's going to be wonderful.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT... Enjoy this video preview from CONCORA's Artistic Director Chris Shepard as he explores Brahms' musical depiction of a "journey to heaven" in the German Requiem. Come on Sunday to hear for yourself — and let us know what you hear in this moving music!
In the 2017-2018 season, CONCORA celebrates masterworks of the choral art, with fresh interpretations of music that many consider the greatest examples of the genre, including the Requiems of Brahms and Mozart and Bach’s monumental Saint Matthew Passion, all under the direction of Artistic Director Chris Shepard.
Season subscriptions for all five main-stage concerts are on sale through 4PM today, October 15, 2017.A season subscription offers the best value and guarantees your seats throughout the season. New this season: A special thank-you just for subscribers! When you subscribe to all five concerts, we will send you a private code by which you may enjoy $5 off additional general admission tickets for any of the five season concerts, purchased at any time during the season. Visit CONCORA's website for informationon concerts, season subscriptions, and more. Tickets for all CONCORA concerts and events may be purchased at any time at our secure ticketing site, or by contacting the CONCORA office at 860-293-0567 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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CONCORA’s 2017-2018 season is made possible through the generous gifts of many individual donors and with the generous support of the following foundations and institutions: the American Savings Foundation; the Greater Hartford Arts Council; the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving; the J. Walton Bissell Foundation; the William T. Sloper Trust for the Andrew J. Sloper Music Fund; the State of Connecticut, with the support of the Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency; the Helen M. Saunders Charitable Foundation; the Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts Foundation; the Ensworth Charitable Foundation; the City of New Britain Commission on the Arts; the William and Alice Mortensen Foundation; and the Robert C. Vance Charitable Foundation.